North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum, Grass Valley

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  • May 29, 2017
    My husband and I visited this museum. At first we thought it was a small museum that didn't have much in it but boy were we wrong. It is 3 rooms full of mining history. They even have working machines...  more »
  • September 23, 2016
    If you like history the place is chalked full of it in every corner are neat artifacts gems and machines to look at and is often donation only to get in.  more »
  • August 9, 2016
    Step into the old powerhouse building and you could be transported back 50 to 100 years ago. Old equipment, including the massive Pelton Wheel which was the power source for nearby mines, showcase the...  more »
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  • May 20, 2017
    Interesting exhibit of water wheels, mining history, and minerals. Probably best for adults or older kids. Nice park setting with picnic tables across the bridge. Cool inside the store building.

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